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Legal Services Corporation

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Works: 467 works in 728 publications in 1 language and 24,089 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Periodicals  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Classifications: KF336, 346.73017
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Interstate child custody disputes and parental kidnapping : policy, practice, and law ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSC's equal justice magazine ( )
in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creating client-centered state communities of justice the Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pennsylvania, April 25-28, 2001 : final report ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creating client-centered state communities of justice Hershey, Pennsylvania, April 25-28, 2001 : conference papers ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legal Services Corporation response (to the themes addressed at the conference on) "Creating client-centered state communities of justice" ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance criteria by Legal Services Corporation ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documenting the justice gap in America the current unmet civil legal needs of low-income Americans ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Congress, in creating the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in 1974, determined that there is need to provide equal access to the system of justice in our nation for those who would be otherwise unable to afford adequate legal counsel. Congress explicitly recognized in the LSC Act that, "providing legal assistance to those who face an economic barrier to adequate legal counsel will serve best the ends of justice, assist in improving opportunities for low-income persons," and "has reaffirmed faith in our government of laws." The goal of providing equal access to justice for those who cannot afford to pay an attorney remains the reason for LSC's existence and the benchmark for its efforts. In developing the budget mark it submits to Congress, therefore, LSC has a duty to assess what has been accomplished in meeting the need, what still needs to be achieved, and the role that federal funding should play in doing so. This report uses a variety of approaches to document the civil legal needs of low-income individuals and families and to quantify necessary access to civil legal assistance -- that is, the level of assistance that would be required across the nation to respond appropriately to those needs. The civil legal needs of low-income people involve essential human needs, such as protection from abusive relationships, safe and habitable housing, access to necessary health care, disability payments to help lead independent lives, family law issues including child support and custody actions, and relief from financial exploitation. The difference between the current level of legal assistance and the level which is necessary to meet the needs of low-income Americans is the "Justice Gap."
Creating client-centered state communities of justice Hershey, Pennsylvania, April 25-28, 2001 : list of participants ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quality and equal justice the role of executive directors ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance criteria by Legal Services Corporation ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technologies that should be in place in a legal aid office today ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
State planning a five-year overview ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leadership Mentoring Pilot Program report guidance for LSC programs ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CSR handbook by Legal Services Corporation ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Building state justice communities a state planning report from the Legal Services Corporation ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines state planning in 18 states. It reports on changes in legal services delivery that each state has made
A national conversation on gender and diversity Berkeley, California, July 25, 2001 ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSC/NLADA national client conversations on gender and diversity Miami, Florida, November 9, 2001 ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSC 2007 action plan for private attorney involvement help close the justice gap, unleash the power of pro bono by Legal Services Corporation ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSC/NLADA first regional conversation on diversity Region III project directors meeting, Clayton, Missouri, September 29, 2001 ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accounting guide for LSC recipients by Legal Services Corporation ( )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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LSC
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English (93)